Selling a Classic 1960’s Austin-Healey


1960's Austin-Healey

Hot off the success of the 1950’s classic Austin-Healey models like the 100-4 and 100-6, the Austin-Healey Company would begin the 1960’s with the launch of the Austin-Healey 3000. In fact, the Austin-Healey 3000 would be the company’s bread and butter throughout the 1960’s. This would also be an important era is the company’s racing history, as the 3000 would be widely successful, winning its class in many European rallies throughout the decade. In fact, the Austin-Healey 3000 is still used in competition today by British sports car enthusiasts. There would be three distinct variations to the 3000. The original would be produced from 1959 to 1961, the Mark II from 1961 to 1963, and the Mark III from 1963 to 1967.

If you own a 1960’s classic Austin-Healey and are considering selling, you’ve come to the right place to learn more about the brand, its selling features, and to explore selling your classic Austin-Healey directly to the Alex Manos team. First, let’s take a look at the Austin-Healey 3000 and the models that were available during this particular decade.


Classic Austin-Healey 3000:

1961 Austin-Healey 3000
1961 Austin-Healey 3000

Built from 1959 to 1967, the Austin-Healey 3000 came in two models: a 2+2 and a Roadster. The original Mark I offered a 2,912cc engine with twin carburetors and front disc brakes. The Mark II would boast an improved camshaft and three carburetors. When the Mark III was introduced, it would be the most powerful and luxurious of the line. Wind-up windows, a walnut veneer dash, power assisted brakes and a 150hp engine would be just a few of the changes. When selling, it is important to mention that the overall condition of the classic 1960’s Austin-Healey is directly correlated with its value. Don’t worry, however. There are buyers looking for models of all conditions for restoration, racing, collecting and everyday driving.



The Alex Manos team is always looking to add new classics to their California classic car dealership’s inventory of European and American classic sports cars. From barn-finds that have been sitting untouched for decades, to unfinished restoration projects, pristine examples, and models that have been restored for competition, they’d love to hear more about your particular model. If your classic Austin-Healey from the 1960’s is something they’d be interested in, you can count on their team to offer you top dollar in cash. Connect with them today to learn more!


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